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5 Wedding Gift Etiquette Tips

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This is a contributed article by Sharon Schweitzer. Wedding guests play a pivotal role in orchestrating a fun and flowing wedding. From warm smiles to setting the tone of the environment, wedding guests need to know what is expected of them for the event.   Consider the following five wedding culture insights to make your wedding gift-giving top-notch, yet reasonable: A gift is always necessary. It doesn’t matter what your relationship… Read more




Encouragement! Words to Live By

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We all have those days. Those days when our troubles seem too many, our mountains seem too great, we feel too alone, our minds are too full, the minutes are too few. On those days, sometimes a little word of encouragement is all we need to pick ourselves back up and forge ahead in our day. I hope these little snippets give you the encouragement you need to make it… Read more




5 Rs to end 2015 on a high note

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With the New Year around the corner, I’m taking some time to reflect on 2015 – landing a fabulous new job, connecting with lots of influential bloggers from around the country and practicing a healthy lifestyle. Though this season is full of holiday events and activities, it’s also a good time to wind down and pause. What are some of your favorite moments from this year? What made you smile? I’ve written five… Read more




Free Women’s Self Defense Seminar and Workout, Nov. 21

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Ladies, here’s a FREE self defense class to check out in Dallas this weekend! The Women’s Self Defense Seminar and Workout, hosted by Chamberlain Studios of Self Defense, will take place at St. John’s Episcopal School (Main Gym; 484 Harter Road) this Saturday, November 21 from 10 a.m. to noon. Women will learn techniques to fend off potential assailants—especially important in light of the recent Dallas attacks. Participants will leave with greater awareness, assertiveness,… Read more




Four interesting things to add to your “before 30” list

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Since Genpink’s launch in 2007, we’ve had several guest contributors. This post was created by Sneha. She’s sharing four things her on things to do before 30 list. Although I have many things on my to-do list over a lifetime, I wanted to narrow it down to the top 4  that I would like to accomplish by or before 30. These goals are in no particular order. They are simply focused… Read more




The Quiet Revolution – discovering the power of introverts

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If you follow me on Twitter, then chances are you already know that I’m an introvert. I’d venture to say that a lot of bloggers are introverted. Blogging, and social media in general, are easy ways to communicate without having to drain our energy reserve by being around people all the time. I’ve been fortunate enough to work from home for five years now (this week is my WFH anniversary).… Read more




Inspirational quotes from Quotabelle

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A great quote can leave a lasting impression on anyone. It may help get you get through a hectic workday, an agreement with a friend or another time of unhappiness in life. Sometimes a small burst of inspiration can help! I recently learned about a Quotabelle, a website full of meaningful quotes that was established to help increase the sharing of quotes and stories of women in hopes of balancing out the number of… Read more




Tea and Socks | Summer Edition

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This post is in partnership with GoldToe®.  Here’s the scenario, you’ve just plopped down on the couch after a long work day. Your brain has run out of “wannas.” You have every intention of relaxing with the latest show you’ve recording on your DVR (or in my case Hulu). Two minutes in, you hit pause, to run in the kitchen to grab some tea. Unpause. Five minutes pass, you decide… Read more




Meet Kendra Scott at Preston Center, April 15 {Dallas}

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Here’s your chance to meet chic designer Kendra Scott in Dallas! She’s stopping by her new store at The Plaza in Dallas’ Preston Center on Wednesday, April 15 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Mingle with the popular designer and shop her new gorgeous collection, Via Maya.     Don’t miss this exclusive showing for the Austin-based designer’s summer collection, as well as the official grand opening celebration for the Kendra Scott store at The Plaza. Email RSVP@kendrascott.com to save… Read more




BelAir Studio & Design reopens in Dallas

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If you live in Dallas and are interested in all things interior design, chances are you’ve heard of BelAir Studio & Design. And if you haven’t, this is your chance to learn about the city’s top family-owned home goods store. The 2,300-square-foot house has relocated to Lovers Lane and is packed with beautiful and functional items that appeal to home owners of all ages. Most items range from $150 to… Read more



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